REFLECTIONS

Partnering to Take Rape Crisis Counseling To Global Scale

Elie Calhoun | September 7, 2017
September 7, 2017|

We are pleased this month to hear from Elie Calhoun, Co-director of Code Innovation, about the launch of a new app that responds to the global epidemic Read More

A Bow to Boston: A Model of Preemptive Peace

Emily Nielsen Jones | August 24, 2017
August 24, 2017|

“Today, Boston stood for peace and love, not bigotry and hate. We should work to bring people together, not apart.” Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey, said on Twitter Read More

Channeling Lady Liberty The Week After Fourth of July

Emily Nielsen Jones | July 10, 2017
July 10, 2017|

Fourth of July, 2017 came and went but Lady Liberty’s vigil continues reminding us of the brave work required in every generation to truly live as a Read More

Land of the Free, Home of the Brave: Taking Down All “Monuments” to Our Enslaving Past (Not Just Around Race, Gender too)

Emily Nielsen Jones | July 10, 2017
July 10, 2017|

“Land of the Free, Home of the Brave”… some how this Fourth of July these words from our national anthem rang within me with a clearer ring… Read More

June Transitions – Thank You, Deb, for Your 8 Years of Service to IDF

June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017|

Dear Friends & Partners, June is a season of endings and beginnings with kids ending a school year, graduation celebrations, etc. Change is always happening beneath the Read More

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NEWS FROM THE FIELD

Non-Denominational Courage Conference in Raleigh, NC on October 20-21

September 7, 2017
September 7, 2017|

Have you or a loved one been impacted by abuse within Christianity? The Courage Conference is a non-denominational event in Raleigh, NC on October 20-21, 2017 ... that will offer a judgement-free place for survivors of abuse (and those who love them) to gather and hear inspiring stories from other survivors about moving forward in boldness and healing. The event will also educate pastors and church leaders on the topic of abuse and introduce them to safe practices and resources for their faith community. The Courage Conference offers a unique opportunity to hear from advocates and trained professionals through inspiring Read More

Technology to Deter Buyers and Reach Victims – Webinar September 21

September 7, 2017
September 7, 2017|

Please join CEASE Network for their upcoming webinar, featuring Robert Beiser, Executive Director of Seattle Against Slavery and CEASE Seattle Core Team member. During the session, Read More

Remembering John Zvara

September 7, 2017
September 7, 2017|

With heavy hearts, we pass along news that John Zvara, a friend, Boston leading light, and co-founder of three schools in the city--Park Street Kids, Park Street School, and Boston Trinity Academy--died peacefully surrounded by family on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 1 PM on Saturday, September 23rd at Park Street Church. Until just a few months before he passed, John was passionately and actively involved with Park Street Church and these three schools. Recognizing this, in lieu of flowers, John's family requests donations be made to these organizations. Gifts may be made by Read More

Join Opportunity International for 2017 National Summit in Chicago October 27-29

September 7, 2017
September 7, 2017|

Join more than 200 entrepreneurs, business executives, philanthropists, corporate/nonprofit leaders, and local, national & international dignitaries in Chicago October 27-29. Learn more about Opportunity International's high-impact investments in education around the world. Read More

Leadership Transformations Celebrates 14 Years – Benefit Concert with Fernando Ortega on October 21

September 7, 2017
September 7, 2017|

Fernando Ortega is a gifted musician, singer, and songwriter. His approach to music breaks the boundaries of the Contemporary Christian genre, to include elements of folk, classical, Celtic, Latin American, world, and rustic hymnody. Also evident in Fernando's music are thematic elements of world–weariness, uncertainty, doubt, and mystery, each of which has been forged in the crucible of his experience as a sojourner of the Christian faith, acknowledging in a uniquely musical way the difficult tension Christians face on this side of eternity as they live in the space between despair and hope. Click below for a few audio samples Read More

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